10 Proven Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds

4 – Pumpkin seed oil and hypertension

Pumpkin seed oil given to hypertensive rats reduced the progression of hypertension. The hypertensive rats were given pumpkin seed oil or the antihypertensive medication amlodipine every day for 6 weeks. The results revealed that pumpkin seed oil was as effective as amlodipine in lowering high blood pressure.[5]

Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds

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